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VMM-262 uses MCAS Iwakuni to help operational readiness

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December 14, 2017
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262, stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, began training at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, Dec...

Air Force announces change to deployments

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December 13, 2017
Washington (AFNS) -- The Air Force announced another milestone under the chief of staff’s number two focus area: Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams.
TOKYO BAY, Japan (Dec. 13, 2017) - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) is towed to the pier at Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka. John S. McCain will undergo repairs at Ship Repair Facility – Japan Regional Maintenance Center in Yokosuka.

USS John S McCain Returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka

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December 13, 2017
YOKOSUKA, Japan - The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Dec. 13.
Airmen should review and update their virtual Record of Emergency Data information and their Servicemembers’ Online Election System annually, before deploying and each time they experience a major life change, such as marriage or divorce, permanent change of station or birth of a child. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)

Airmen encouraged to update their vRED, SOES information

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December 13, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Airmen should review and update their virtual Record of Emergency Data and their Servicemembers’ Online Election System...
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 8 of 8 A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 115th Fighter Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard, escorts a Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-35A over the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 6, 2017. The F-35A is the first Japanese-built variant of this model. Two F-16s escorted the aircraft on its maiden voyage across the Pacific Ocean for final function tests. (Courtesy photo)

First Japanese-built F-35A lands at Misawa AB

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December 12, 2017
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- A Defense Contract Management Agency government flight representative landed the first Japanese-made F-35A on Misawa AB's runway, Nov. 2.